Emergency / Police 24HR call 000. For crisis support contact Safe Steps 24HR call 1800 015 188.
Find out more about the Coronavirus crisis online at www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts
For people in need, packs of essential items are available. Go online at Coles, Woolworths and Aldi.
Past evidence shows that family violence may escalates in time of stress and crisis
Will purchase a pair of WARM PYJAMAS for a child when they arrive at late at night at the refuge
Will purchase a SCHOOL PACK including backpack, lunchbox and drink bottle for a child starting at a new school
Will purchase a LINEN PACK to provide fresh sheets, doona, pillow and towels for our clients when they first arrive at the refuge
Will purchase a FRESH START HOME PACK that includes cutlery, kettle and toaster when our clients move into more stable accommodation
Will enable a Kara House support worker to receive ongoing SPECIALISED CHILDREN'S TRAINING
Will allow us to carry out vital REFURBISHMENTS to the Kara House refuge
For all of us there are a lot of unknowns at the moment, as we try and navigate what is happening in our workplaces, homes and community as well as around the world. We wanted to take the time to update you on the measures Kara House will be implementing